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Fondazzjoni Wirt Artna wishes to invite a general public to an upcoming two-day spectacular event to be held at Fort Rinella, Kalkara on Saturday 31st May and Sun 1st June 2014 between 10 and 17.00hrs.

FWA has become famous for its special events at this site. The planned event will focus on the late Roman army and will include a number of first for Malta in the field:
• 30 full-dressed and equipped Roman legionnaires
• Roman artillery
• Roman Cavalry
• A Roman signalling display
• A roman chariot drawn by two horses

The planned two days will be jam-packed with ancient Roman military action which will include field formations and military tactics, skirmishing, training with different ancient weaponry and a full-scale attack combining the cavalry, infantry and artillery. There www.wirtartna.orgwill also be talks and hands-on sessions about the roman military, camp life, children activities and many re-enactment displays. The fort will open its gates at 10.00hrs  with different events being held throughout the day. The main display will start at 14.00hrs and will last for two hours. The entrance fee for this special event will remain the same as is usually for visiting Fort Rinella at €10 per adult.  Children’s (under 16) entrance will be FREE if accompanied by an adult. Transport to Fort Rinella is by bus no. 3 from Valletta stopping outside Fort Rinella.

This event is being organized with the kind support of the Bank of Valletta plc; Legio X Fretensis – Malta & Anakron Living History Groups.

For more information, bookings and group discounts e-mail: or visit our web site

Monique Chambers

Monique started indulge in 2011 and has since created Indulge Me GIFT and Indulge Me FOOD and volume 1 of The Artists Directory - Malta. A marketing professional by trade, Monique's passion is to promote local talent and Malta in general. Free time is her biggest indulgence, when she can tinker in her craft room or the kitchen, or be selfish with a book, the sofa and good glass of wine (of course, wearing something beautiful and with freshly coiffed hair!)

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